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Same thing is happening to me.

Eventually it stopped turning on altogether.

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  • billycote Sep 04, 2009

    yeah it had been working great for a while. I emptied it regularly. Then one day I did notice the indicator light went on and it was only about 1/8 full. That's when the trouble started. The light doesn't come on now. Just the unit won't start most of the time and the few times it does come on it shuts off in about 10-25 seconds (sometimes 1/2 a second). I was thinking maybe the humidistat is broken? But I have no idea how to check that.

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Have you emplied the water tank? There is a float switch that turns the unit off when the water tank is full of water.
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